Stories by George Nott

Optus Business opens $10M Sydney cyber centre

Optus Business opened a $10 million Advanced Security Operations Centre (ASOC) in Sydney this morning, as part of its parent company Singtel’s push to secure the “global leadership position” in managed security services.

Written by George Nott02 Nov. 16 16:18

An IoT battery to last a billion years

​The widespread deployment of Internet of Things devices is being held back by a significant limiting factor: battery life.

Written by George Nott01 Nov. 16 10:13

Clive Rossiter's stupid rule revolution

Little did he know, the head of the Single Business Service ICT programme at the Department of Industry, Innovation and Science was about to start a cultural revolution that within six months would see the department’s executive board putting hands on hearts and pledging allegiance.

Written by George Nott28 Oct. 16 16:30

Two rural utilities seek CIOs

​Two utilities are seeking CIOs: Essential Energy in New South Wales and Southern Rural Water in Victoria.

Written by George Nott28 Oct. 16 09:59

Tech dominates young rich list

​This year’s BRW Young Rich List is dominated by players in the technology sector with the 27 of the 100 richest Australian’s under 40 involved in the industry.

Written by George Nott28 Oct. 16 09:00

CIOs should coach CEOs on tech topics: Gartner

​CIOs are in a unique position to coach their CEOs on the skills they want to learn, says Gartner distinguished analyst Kristian Steenstrup.

Written by George Nott26 Oct. 16 14:24

Hot and bothered at the border

​Thermal imaging scanners and software could be used to identify travellers who become agitated on the approach to airport customs, Department of Immigration and Border Protection CIO Randall Brugeaud indicated yesterday.

Written by George Nott26 Oct. 16 08:45

Hungry Jack's whopper of a transformation

​Hungry Jacks is kicking of a major cloud first strategy in coming weeks by replacing a number of its decade old, internally developed business applications.

Written by George Nott19 Oct. 16 06:00